I’m Ari, the seventeen-year-old self-published author of In Wildcat Hollow. Writing is a passion of mine, and I absolutely love reading about different techniques, talking to other writers, and sharpening my storytelling skills. I’m so glad you decided to pop in!
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If I had to choose one part of the writing process as my absolute favorite, it would be characterization. Creating characters is one of my favorite things to do. The way they come to life with their own personalities and backstories is truly magical! That being said, sometimes it’s hard to get into the mind … Continue reading 30 Character Interview Questions
It couldn’t be an (unofficial) series on publishing if we didn’t discuss both publishing paths, now would it? So, where to start? Many people know how traditional publishing works, and they trust the process, but I think a bunch of people don’t consider self publishing because they don’t trust it. Will my story be seen? … Continue reading Traditional Vs. Self-Publishing
When you ask an author what the hardest part of publishing a story is, you will get a mixture of answers. Some say the rewriting and editing process is awful, some say the actual writing is the worst, some say the plotting. But one thing that all writers struggle with is making the final decision … Continue reading Knowing When Your Story Is Ready